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cropped-cropped-andrea-sturdivant-photo.jpgAndrea Sturdivant

Staff Writer
Contact information
5515 Snow White Ln Charlotte, NC 28213
                                                      T 980 207 9860
                                                      E andrea.n.sturdivant@gmail.com

                        Professional summary

Writer with over five years of online journalism experience. Storyteller, personable interviewer, and creative professional with content management system experience ranging in size from small freelance projects to writing for full scale digital media companies. Ability to bring the news to a broader audience with meticulous fact checking and thorough research of leveraging social media tools and technology.

                     Professional experience

Innovation intelligence institute

Staff Writer 2017 to present

Performing research on variety of topics I.e. Cybersecurity, internet of things, counter-terrorism, and smart cities.

Crafting content of Cyber security, technology and counter-terrorism news, gathering information, asking and placing telephone calls from sources and general public.

Kingdom covenant christian church

Content writer 2017 to present

Crafting content of news, social media posts, Bible stories, daily devotionals and church newsletters.

Handling social media marketing activities such as posting to Twitter, church’s website and Facebook.

Kingdom covenant christian church

videographer 2017 to present

Composing and framing camera shots, applying the technical aspects of light, lenses and camera settings to achieve compelling video for commercial, educational and internal use.

Performing video post-production tasks which includes reviewing footage, making editorial decisions, video transcoding, rough cuts, audio adjustment, color correction, and final editing using Final Cut Pro 7 and Adobe Premiere Pro CC software.

Carolina school of broadcasting

Production assistant 2016 to present

Writes creatively to produce effective scripts for news department.

Setting up Sony HXR-NX100, JVC, Studio cameras and audio equipment includes tripods, lighting, cables and mics, lavalier mics, transmissions and headphones.

Blasting news

Writer 2016 to present

Crafting content of news, gathering information, asking and placing telephone calls from sources and general public.

Handling social media marketing activities such as posting to Twitter, Google+ and Facebook.

Freelance experience

Carolina School of Broadcasting/WSOC-TV — Charlotte, NC Producer/Videographer, 2016 to present “Cornelius Jazz Festival and Pirate Cove Classic Band Competition Carolina Connection”

Beasley Media Group — Charlotte, NC Camera Operator, 2016 “President Barack Obama’s Personal Aide Reggie Love”

Internships

Kingdom Covenant Christian church

Video production assistant intern, 2016-2017

Bella love, inc

Video production assistant intern, 2016

Victory christian center church

Video production assistant intern, 2015-2016

 

 

Danielle Davis Public relations

Media relations intern 2015-2016

WBTV television station

News intern 2015 to 2016

 

Carolina school of broadcasting

Video production assistant intern, 2015-2016

WCCB Charlotte

Job shadow 2015

Hustle Boss Sports & Entertainment magazine

Editorial intern 2014-2015

Education

Carolina school of broadcasting

Digital Media Technology Certificate, 2016

Ashford university

Journalism Bachelor of Arts, 2014

Skills & Abilities

Multimedia Reporting

News Writing

Television writing

Creative Writing

AP Style/SEO

Proofreading/ Editing

Copy Editing

Social Media

Content Management System

WordPress

Videography

Equipment set up

Non-linear Editing

Final Cut Pro 7/Final Cut Pro X

Time Management

Video Script Writing

Creative Writing

Windows, PC & Mac OS Platforms

JVC Cameras

Sony HXR-NX100 Cameras

Canon XF105 Video Cameras

Video Production

Adobe Premiere Pro CC

Studio Production

Pre/Post Video Production